Former EMEA Head of Field Services at SAP to help customers derive speediest route to maximum value from their QlikView investment
QlikTech, (NASDAQ: QLIK) a leader in Business Discovery – user-driven Business Intelligence (BI), today announced the appointment of Mark From-Poulsen as Senior Vice President of Global Services. From-Poulsen will be responsible for driving the business of QlikTech Service across Education, Consulting and Support to help customers gain the highest possible value from their investment in QlikView. He will report directly to Les Bonney, Chief Operating Officer at QlikTech.
With over 28 years of experience in the IT industry, From-Poulsen has held a number of senior roles at various companies, including Executive Vice President, EMEA Head of Field Services at SAP, Vice President of Worldwide Consulting Sales at HP and Vice President of Global Consulting at EDS as well as Partner at A.T. Kearney.
“We are delighted to welcome Mark on board to lead QlikTech’s post-sales services at such an important time in the company’s development,” said Les Bonney, Chief Operating Officer at QlikTech. “Mark’s enthusiasm and proven track record will add tremendous value as we continue to grow and help implement further enterprise-wide deployments of QlikView. With his knowledge and expertise, we are in a great place to look at developing our current services and delivering new solutions to help customers gain the most from their investment.”
“QlikTech is a company I have admired for a number of years,” said From-Poulsen. “Headed up by an impressive leadership team, the company’s growth, values, and QlikView’s ability to redefine how organisations build and interact with BI solutions are all things I wanted to be a part of. QlikTech entered the ‘Enterprise Space’ in a big way during 2012 and the services surrounding the QlikView product are essential for success in these enterprise-wide implementations. Traditional BI projects can be long and complex, however with the QlikView product and the right services we can deliver results very fast and go beyond traditional BI to help customers discover dynamics in their business that before was out of reach to them.”
QlikTech (NASDAQ: QLIK) is a leader in Business Discovery—user-driven Business Intelligence (BI). Its QlikView Business Discovery solution bridges the gap between traditional BI solutions and inadequate spreadsheet applications. The in-memory associative search technology QlikTech pioneered created the self-service BI category, allowing users to explore information freely rather than being confined to a predefined path of questions. Appropriate from SMB to the largest global enterprise, QlikView’s self-service analysis can be deployed with data governance in days or weeks. The QlikView Business Discovery platform’s app-driven model works with existing BI solutions, offering an immersive mobile and social, collaborative experience. Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, QlikTech has offices around the world serving approximately 26,000 customers in over 100 countries.